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Lost History

All across Ireland there are buildings about which little is now known, their histories somehow mislaid between the date they ceased to serve their purpose and the present. 535 more words

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Job: Assistant Professor, Architectural history/History of planning and urban design, Bryn Mawr College, USA

Job: Assistant Professor, Architectural history/History of planning and urban design, Bryn Mawr College, USA
Start date: August 1, 2017
Deadline: December 5, 2016

The Department of Growth and Structure of Cities at Bryn Mawr College invites applications for a full-time, beginning tenure-track Assistant Professor position in architectural history or the history of planning and urban design to start August 1, 2017. 149 more words

A Conundrum


Like most country houses, Shankill Castle, County Kilkenny has a range of outbuildings close to the main residence. The latter dates from c.1825, its neo-gothic design attributed to local architect William Robertson. 70 more words

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A Family Home


Seen from the shore of Lough Derravaragh: Coolure, County Westmeath. The house dates from c.1785 following the marriage of Captain (later Admiral) Thomas Pakenham to Louisa Staples. 137 more words

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Perceptions of Architecture in Early Modern Europe

Conference at Durham University, 5 November 2016

Kimberley Skelton has organized a fascinating conference on architecture and the early modern viewer with ten papers to be presented on topics ranging across Europe from the sixteenth to eighteenth centuries. 236 more words

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Rolling Back the Years


This week the Irish Aesthete marks its fourth anniversary. It is remarkable that an initiative started almost on a whim has continued for such a long period, and looks set to carry on doing so. 471 more words

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Restoration Drama


The entrance hall of Moyglare, County Kildare. The estate of which it was originally part was bought in 1737 by John Arabin, a Huguenot from Dublin City: he paid £10,729 8s 8d for the property. 124 more words

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